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Blood transfusion is the process of transferring blood or blood-based products from one person into the circulatory system of another. Blood transfusions can be life-saving in some situations, such as massive blood loss due to trauma, or can be used to replace blood lost during surgery.
FDA committees recommend continued U.S. marketing for Trasylol

FDA committees recommend continued U.S. marketing for Trasylol

FDA approves cobas TaqScreen WNV test for West Nile virus

FDA approves cobas TaqScreen WNV test for West Nile virus

FDA approves new Roche direct detection of West Nile Virus in donated human blood

FDA approves new Roche direct detection of West Nile Virus in donated human blood

High-dose chemotherapy and a stem cell transplant cures testicular cancer

High-dose chemotherapy and a stem cell transplant cures testicular cancer

Mathematical model identifies genes which fight viruses

Mathematical model identifies genes which fight viruses

New method to detect vCJD infection

New method to detect vCJD infection

Researchers step toward a Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease test

Researchers step toward a Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease test

Elimination of Chagas disease by 2010

Elimination of Chagas disease by 2010

Safe blood for safe motherhood

Safe blood for safe motherhood

A cure for Hepatitis C using existing treatments

A cure for Hepatitis C using existing treatments

New guidelines for blood conservation during cardiac procedures

New guidelines for blood conservation during cardiac procedures

Fluorescent nanoparticles open up new possibilities for cellular imaging

Fluorescent nanoparticles open up new possibilities for cellular imaging

Anti-anemia drug darbepoetin alfa no better than placebo for cancer patients

Anti-anemia drug darbepoetin alfa no better than placebo for cancer patients

Report on radical prostatectomy for octogenarians

Report on radical prostatectomy for octogenarians

FDA approves Soliris (eculizumab), first treatment for paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria

FDA approves Soliris (eculizumab), first treatment for paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria

FDA approves new test for West Nile virus in donors

FDA approves new test for West Nile virus in donors

Body Shop founder Roddick reveals she has Hepatitis C

Body Shop founder Roddick reveals she has Hepatitis C

WHO and Republic of Korea continue support for women and children's health in DPRK

WHO and Republic of Korea continue support for women and children's health in DPRK

Preventing bleeding is key to the treatment of acute coronary syndromes

Preventing bleeding is key to the treatment of acute coronary syndromes

British tourist in Hong Kong has mad cow disease

British tourist in Hong Kong has mad cow disease